Sportsbook

Unibet Stockholm Marathon sponsorship set for the courts

Lotteriinspektionen, the Swedish Gambling Authority has publically warned the organisers of last Saturdays Stockholm Marathon that they may face legal action for refusing to withdraw Unibet as its event sponsor. The Authority claimed that the organiser and sponsor were in breach of the Swedish Lottery Act, with regards to sponsorship and civil responsibility. Lotteriinspektionen had issues court injunctions to remove …

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Titan Bet gives student the ‘Best Job in the World’

Durham University sports student Ollie Silverton has signed an exclusive contract with online bookmaker Titan Bet for the Best Job in the World – an all-expenses-paid opportunity to represent the rising star of sports betting at the world’s biggest football tournament in Brazil this summer. Silverton, 21 from Cambridge, who has only just completed his final exam, beat hundreds of …

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Sky Bet appoints M&C Saatchi Sport for Football League sponsorship

Sky Bet, the UK’s fourth largest online sportsbook, has entrusted M&C Saatchi Sport and Entertainment to fast track its title sponsorship of the English Football League. The event, digital and social media specialists, which has global offices in London and New York, will launch a campaign that demonstrates Sky Bet’s commitment to growing and reinvesting in the beautiful game. The …

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Sports betting aids improved Q1 2014 for Spanish igaming sector

The latest industry figures published by Spain regulatory body – Direccion General de Ordenacion del Juego (DGOJ), have demonstrated that the Spanish igaming market grew 10% year on year, as the sector enjoyed a strong opening quarter to 2014. Total gross gaming revenues for Q1 (figures reported from January 1- 31 March 2014) reached €66.9 million (£56.8 million), up 12% …

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Gala launches Flutter betting service for online bingo players

Gala Coral announced the launch of a new sports and entertainment betting option for its online bingo customers. The new betting option has been labelled as Gala Flutter, and aims to target casual betting from the operators bingo customer base. Gala Flutter will focus on popular betting markets such as football and horse racing. The site will aim to educate …

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BetConstruct ready for Russian Gaming Week

Sports betting and gaming solutions provider BetConstruct will showcase its latest products at Russian Gaming Week – one of the most important annual events in the iGaming calendar. BetConstruct will demonstrate its sports betting platform, odds feed API, in-house live dealer technology and studio solution, online casino and slot games, skill games and online poker network in Moscow this week. …

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Tailorbet appoints Liam Casey as CEO

White label peer to peer sports betting provider Tailorbet has appointed Liam Casey to the position chief executive officer. Casey previously served as managing director of Betsson Group’s Betsafe , head of operations & marketing at Amaya Gaming’s Wagerlogic & commercial marketing director of L-EV8 . He will take ownership & responsibility for Tailorbet’s customisable white label P2P sportsbetting network …

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Kambi floats on Stockholm NASDAQ

Kambi Sports Solutions had its initial listing on the Stockholm  NASDAQ OMX, with its share price posting a price of SEK 34 (£3). Kambi senior management announced that it was pleased with the opening day  performance of the stock. The sports betting software and provisions supplier, had separated from founding company Unibet Plc, as it looked for operational independence in …

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Professor Hawking Talking with Paddy Power for World Cup 2014

Professor Stephen Hawking could be the godsend England fans have prayed for to end 48 years of penalty shootout woes and World Cup final heartache. The widely renowned theoretical physicist has devised a winning formula on how to take the perfect spot kick.  In this quirky Paddy Power commissioned study, the author of The Grand Design, has found the conditions …

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Malta Economy Minister Dr Cardona to give keynote speech at Malta iGaming Seminar

MIGS14 is confirmed to take place 11-12th November at the Hilton Malta by the organisers of the seminar: BMIT, Capstone Group, RE/MAX Malta, Sue Schneider and AliQuantum Gaming. The Malta iGaming Seminar is the only established seminar in the Mediterranean that focuses on providing a unique platform of discussion for C-Level executives and staff of the international iGaming community to …

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